Brain Matters

 Andrew Pieper, M.D., Ph.D., expert on depression research
Andrew Pieper, M.D., Ph.D.
May 16, 2014
Ghrelin, the so-called hunger hormone, has been found to have natural antidepressant effects on laboratory animals following long-term exposure to stress....
Lynn K. Paul, Ph.D. - brain & behavior research expert on autism
Lynn K. Paul, Ph.D.
May 15, 2014
The corpus callosum transfers information between the left and right sides of the brain and consists of a band of 200 million or more neural fibers. In a rare...
Ilia N. Karatsoreos, Ph.D. - brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Ilia N. Karatsoreos, Ph.D.
May 12, 2014
Do the sexes differ in their response to stress? Converging evidence suggests that at least in some cases they do, according to recent findings by research...
Alan Anticevic, Ph.D., Expert on Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.
May 08, 2014
Using new technologies to investigate brain activity in patients with schizophrenia, researchers at Yale University School of Medicine, led by 2012 NARSAD...
Helen S. Mayberg, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Helen S. Mayberg, M.D.
May 07, 2014
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) was developed in the late 1980s. However, it was not tested as a potential treatment for resistant depression until Helen Mayberg...

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